Forest rangers suspected of complicity in illegal logging

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Báo Dân Trí English 14 hour(s) ago

Forest rangers suspected of complicity in illegal logging

Danang City officials have vowed to strictly punish anyone involved in a case which resulted in a large cash of timber found near the office of local forest rangers.

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Woodwork, furniture fair targets home market for domestic products

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VietNam News English 16 hour(s) ago

The annual Viet Nam Furniture and Home Furnishing Fair, to be held in HCM City next week, aims to promote locally made furniture, home decor, and handicraft products in the domestic market.

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Wood and timber exports climb to new heights

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VOV News English 4 day(s) ago

Wood and timber exports climb to new heights

(VOV) - Vietnam wood and timber exports in the first 10 months of the year leading up to November jumped 12.8% on-year to US$4.98 billion, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

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Kim Hy Park under threat in Bac Kan

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VietnamNet English 4 day(s) ago 1 related news

Kim Hy Park under threat in Bac Kan

VietNamNet Bridge – Illegal logging and gold mining are threatening to destroy Kim Hy Nature Reserve in this northern province in spite of local authorities' prevention efforts.

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UNESCO chair warns Hue to take drastic preservation measures

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UNESCO chair warns Hue to take drastic preservation measures

The UNESCO Chair of Heritage and Urbanism urged at a Saturday seminar that central Vietnam’s Thua Thien-Hue Province take drastic measures to better safeguard Hue - the country’s imperial capital - or else the heritage may face being enlisted as endangered or even have its UNESCO World Heritage Site title revoked.

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Kim Hy park under threat in Bac Kan

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago 1 related news

Illegal logging and gold mining are threatening to destroy Kim Hy Nature Reserve in this northern province in spite of local authorities' prevention efforts.

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Hanoi fair on agricultural products and craft villages opens

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

The Hanoi Agricultural Products and Craft Village Fair opened on October 24 as part of efforts to promote local produce and highlight traditional values of the villages as well as achievements in building new style rural areas.

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Who is in charge of controlling special-use forests?

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Who is in charge of controlling special-use forests?

VietNamNet Bridge – Thirty-five cubic meters of kien kien wood (Hopea pierrei Hance) have been felled in the Ba Na – Nui Chua special-use forest without the owner’s knowledge.

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Vietnam attends High Point Market in US

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam attends High Point Market in US

(VOV) - Twice a year, anyone who’s anyone in furniture manufacturing and home goods gathers in the State of North Carolina in the US for the High Point Furniture Market. This year 11 Vietnamese business enterprises have made the trek.

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US becomes Vietnam's largest timber importer

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

US becomes Vietnam's largest timber importer

(VOV) - The US is now the largest importer of the nation’s wood and wooden products, accounting for 35.8% of market share, according to the Vietnam Customs.

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$800k tree stump displayed in northern Vietnam museum

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

$800k tree stump displayed in northern Vietnam museum

The Forest Ranger Department of northern Vietnam’s Quang Binh Province on Monday handed over a “sua” tree stump worth over US$800,000 to the provincial museum.

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Vietnam toy market hurting for customers, expertise

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam toy market hurting for customers, expertise

Several local companies admitted that Vietnam’s toy market is still in need of customers, despite the effort of many firms to produce high-quality, safe toys.

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Driver caught illegally transporting wood

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Police in central Quang Tri Province last Friday discovered team illegally transporting a rare type of wood, Burma padauk, at the Lao Bao border gate.

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Three die in fertiliser factory blast

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Three die in fertiliser factory blast

A fertiliser factory explosion killed three and injured four Friday in HCM City.

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In Vietnam, ethnic group maintains old stilt houses as ancestral treasures

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

In Vietnam, ethnic group maintains old stilt houses as ancestral treasures

The old stilt houses located in Lao Cai Province in northern Vietnam have been known for their sophisticated architecture and long history for quite some time.

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